|Itsuwa Mayumi Profile
Name F Mayumi Itsuwa
Date of Birth : January 24, 1951
Place of Birth : Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan
June: Travels to U.S. to record epoch-making L.P. record at Crystal Sound Studio in L.A California. A dramatic encounter with Carol King creates a new buzz.
September: Launches Mayumifs own label gUMIh.
October: Releases debut single gShojoh(Girl) and first album h Itsuwamayumi/Shojo(Girl)h from CBS Sony.
April: Travels to U.S. and records again at Crystal Studio.
July: Releases L.P. record gKaze no nai sekaih.(Windless day)
April: Travels to US for the third time. Makes recordings at Clover Studio in California.
July: Releases L.P. record gToki wo mitsumete.h(As Time Goes On)
November: Performs a joint-concert with members from an American band, Section.
February: Releases single record gRakujitsu no themeh which becomes a theme song of a famous TV drama on NHK.
October: Releases L.P. record gMayumity/Utsuro na Ai.h
December: Travels to France to make recordings.
April: Debuts in Europe with gMAYUMIh, her first album from CBS France.
18th to 30th of April, sings at a concert for Adamo as a guest at Oranpia Theater in Paris.
June: Releases L.P. record gEtoranzeh (L'etranger) and comes back temporally to Japan for the promotion of it.
Travels to U.S. to make recordings at Fidelity Studio in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
October: From 24th to 27th, after her long stay abroad, gives a first recital at PARCO Theater in Shibuya, Japan. Releases L.P. record gAozora.h
April: From 5th to 8th, gives a second recital at PARCO Theater.
October: Publishes an essay, gUgokanai tokei.h
December: Releases her first album in two years, gNokoribi.h
March: From 2nd to 7th, gives a third recital, gItsuwa Mayumi e79h at PARCO Theater, her eighth career concert. Her Issey Miyake fashion becomes a noticed by the media and is much talked about.
July-August: Travels to France again to make recordings for original L.P. record.
November: Releases L.P. record gMichi.h(Crossroads)
March: 12th to 23rd, gives a fourth recital at PARCO Theater and becomes a long-run.
April: Begins a nationwide Spring tour.
July-August: Travels to France to make recordings for her original L.P. record.
August: Releases single record gKoibitoyo.h
September: Releases L.P. record gKoibitoyoh and begins a nationwide Autumn tour.
December: Wins the Golden Award of Japan Record Awards with gKoibitoyo.h
March: Gives a fifth recital at PARCO Theater which lasts for a consecutive 29 stages.
April: Begins a nationwide Spring tour.
July-August: Travels to France for the sixth time to make recordings for her L.P. album.
September: Releases L.P. record gMarionetteh.
October: Begins a nationwide Autumn tour.
February: Performs her first one-man concert at Hong Kong stadium.
September: Releases single gDakishimete (Ai wa yumeno youni).
October: Releases L.P. record gShiosaih which includes the big hit gKokorono tomo.h
October: Releases L.P. album gMado - semete ai wo-.h
January: Gets married on the 11th of January.
March: 24th of March, has a wedding ceremony at a church located in the suburbs of Paris.
July: Releases L.P. album gAtsui sayonara/1984 Itsuwa Mayumi live.h After the release of this album, she takes a temporary break from music until December 5th, 2003.
January: Gives birth to her first son.
December: Restarts music career with releasing of her original L.P. album gKaze no uta.h
April: Releases single gToki no nagareni -Tori ni nare -h.
May: Performs a one-man concert at convention hall in Jakarta, Indonesia.
September: Releases L.P. album gToki no nagareni.h
October: Begins a grestarth tour gAutumn tour 86 eToki no nagarenif.h
December: Appears on a nationally famous annual NHK sponsored singing contest with gToki no nagareni.h
April: Releases single gSoshite sayonarah which becomes the theme song
in a Fuji & Kansai Television Network suspense drama.
May: Releases album gWind and Roseh. Begins a nationwide Spring tour.
September: Releases album gNostalgy.h
March-July: Completes a Spring concert tour in 50 locations in Japan.
October: Releases her seventeenth original album gNamo naki michih and at the same time, begins a nationwide concert tour, gNamo naki michi.h
January: Releases gKokkyoh in Taiwan, her first album that has songs in Chinese.
September: Releases her first best album gAnniversary Eve`Brand-New Best`.h
September: Gives birth to her first daughter.
November, 1: Releases a 20 year anniversary album gAnother Face`English Best Selection`h which includes English version of her signature pieces.
May: Performs a concert at@Putra World Trade Center in Malaysia. (Sponsored by Japan Foundation / Guest : Sheila Majid)
August, 21: Releases a 20 year anniversary album gThe Memorial Album.h
October (to February, 1993): Begins a concert Tour gItsuwa Mayumi 20 year anniversary collection concert tour '92-'93.h
February: Publishes gToritachi no utah a lyrical collection of all her previous songs.
June 21: Releases a 20 year anniversary best collection album gAnthology
Vol.1 & Vol.2.h
February 21: Releases CD single, gKanashimi ni makasete.h
March 4 (to June 21): Begins nationwide tour.
March 9: Releases album gPersonal.h
December: Completes recording new album, g21 seiki.h (21st century)
February 1: Releases her 21st career original album g21 seiki.h
Releases CD single, gUtakata.h
Releases best album, gNOW & FOREVER.h
February 16 (to June 16): Begins Japan Tour.
May 22: Releases CD single, gKoi wa totsuzen ni.h
January 22: Releases CD single, gToki wa sugite.h
July 19: Releases CD single, gAi no yakusoku & Kokoro no uta.h
January-February: Travels to LA from January 25th to February 9th to record her new album "Time to Sing," at a home studio. After more than two decades, she reunites with her friend David Campbell who is arranger.
February 20: Releases best album gItsuwa Mayumi MAYUMI CLASSICS.h
September 19: Compilation album gJapan-Chine Friendship 30th Anniversary Kokoro no tomoh is released, which includes her song gYume wa toki wo koe.h
April 9: Releases a new album, gTime to Sing.h
August 31: Performs live for the first time in 7 years at Roppongi Sweet
April 17~18: Performs concert, gTime to Sing with New Japan Philharmonich
for the first time in 8 years at Tokyo OperaCity Concert Hall.
August 8: Performs concert, gTime to Sing - encore in summerh at NHK
August 24: Releases charty album for Sumatra Earthquake, gKOKORO NO TOMO
MAYUMI ITSUWA duet with DELON.h
November 5: Joins as a panelist, gRed Cross Symposium 2005 (about aid
Southeast Asia Earthqake and Tsunami).h
December 21:Releases a new best album, gMAYUMI THE BEST ~ KOKORO NO TOMO.h
November 17~18: Performs concert, gItsuwa Mayumi ~ since Autumn 2006 ~h
at NHK Osaka Hall and Tokyo International Forum Hall.
October 31: Releases a new original album, gWelcomeh has not released
for 11years 10months.
November 7~30: Performs concert, g2007 Welcome homeh
at 10 places in Japan.